Facebook Teaches Us All a Lesson in PR

One of 2018’s most high-profile PR blunders had to be when Cambridge Analytica—a political firm hired by the Trump administration during its 2016 election campaign—gained access to millions of Facebook users’ profiles without their permission. Instead of proactively addressing the data issue when it was discovered in 2015, Facebook kept quiet until the situation was revealed in 2018, causing a …

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Social Media Outpaces Print as America’s Top News Source

According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, social media sites have outpaced newspapers as a news source in the U.S. This means that a significant portion of Americans receive their news via platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn rather than through traditional newspapers. Considering social media allows us to receive information at the touch of a button, …

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A lawyer and journalist finds her “happy place”

As a journalist who also happens to be a lawyer, Newsroom PR is my happy place. I have the unique opportunity to blend my two professions by promoting brilliant lawyers who are changing the legal landscape in the workplace, technology, the boardroom, and every other area where lives intersect. These men and women are shaping the conversations we have with …

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